New 40-Unit Residential Density Bonus Affordable Housing Project

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SCH Number
Public Agency
City of Glendale
Document Title
New 40-Unit Residential Density Bonus Affordable Housing Project
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
he proposed project involves the adaptive reuse of the existing on-site buildings and construction of a new two-story building with a basement to provide a 40-unit density bonus residential housing project with 100% affordable units (aside from the manager's unit). The project is located on a 33,450 SF site in the C3 (Commercial Service) zone. On May 4, 2021, the City Council approved a Density Bonus Housing Application (Case No. PDBP 2106458) with 100% of the units (aside from the manager's unit) reserved for low, very low and extremely low senior households, a 17% density bonus, and findings for four concessions and three waivers, as follows: Concessions 1) Reduction in minimum studio unit size; 2) Allowance for multi-family housing on the ground floor in the C3 zone without approval of a conditional use permit; 3) Elimination of private outdoor space; and 4) Elimination of private storage. Waivers 1) Reductions in various street front, street side and interior setbacks; 2) Reduction in additional open space; and 3) Reduction in distance between buildings.

Contact Information

Roger Kiesel
Agency Name
City of Glendale
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Los Angeles
Southern California

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Class 31 and 32
Reasons for Exemption
The project is exempt from CEQA review as a Class 31 "Historic Resource Restoration/Rehabilitation" exemption as the project seeks a federal rehabilitation tax credit and has been determined to conform to the Secretary of the Interior's Standards for Rehabilitation by a consultant meeting the Secretary of the Interior's Professional Qualification Standards and as a Class 32-"ln-fill Development Projects" exemption pursuant to State CEQA Guidelines Section 15332 because the project meets all the conditions for an in-fill development project as follows: a) The project is consistent with the applicable general plan designation and all applicable general plan policies as well as with applicable zoning designation and regulations; b) The proposed development occurs within city limits on a project site of no more than five acres substantially surrounded by urban areas; c) The project site has no value as habitat for endangered, rare or threatened species; d) Approval of the project would not result in any significant effects relating to traffic, noise, air quality, or water quality; and e) The site can be adequately served by all required utilities and public services.
County Clerk
Los Angeles


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